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Lisa Jones

Impact Investing Advice from a Social Entrepreneur who's Been There

Lisa Jones | June 9, 2014
2013 Laureate Global Fellow Alejandro Maza Ayala recently shared his insider advice about the world of impact investing through YouthActionNet's "Living Leadership" webinar series . As...

Sparking Change in India’s Largest Red Light District (Part II)

Lisa Jones | May 19, 2014
Working within the System Most of us couldn’t imagine having tea with a brothel owner, let alone spending hours helping him or her to learn and practice English. While I was in awe of how...

Sparking Change in India’s Largest Red Light District (Part I)

Lisa Jones | May 15, 2014
Seeing Beyond Walls of Misperception If you visit Garstin Bastion Road in Delhi during the day, you will see hardware shops lining a crowded thoroughfare where merchants peddle industrial supplies...

Opportunities & Events: May and Beyond

Lisa Jones | April 28, 2014
As we near the half-way point of 2014, it's the perfect time to re-focus on achieving your professional goals. Deadlines are approaching fast for many annual awards and fellowships. Browse the...

Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact

Lisa Jones | March 13, 2014
2013 Laureate Global Fellow Kumari Middleton recently led a YouthActionNet webinar entitled "Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact." Kumari's presentation...

Celebrating Youth-led Innovation in Mexico

Lisa Jones | March 12, 2014
At a recent awards ceremony in Mexico City, ten new Fellows from YouthActionNet's Premio UVM por el Desarrollo Social (UVM Prize for Social Innovation) were honored alongside three inaugural...

Free Webinar: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact

Lisa Jones | February 20, 2014
With support from the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the American Express Foundation , YouthActionNet offers free webinars as part of the Living Leadership Series designed to equip high-potential...

Opportunities & Events: February and Beyond

Lisa Jones | February 1, 2014
If you have big dreams of taking your leadership abilities and organizational impact to new heights in 2014, bookmark this list of upcoming opportunities and events for young social entrepreneurs...

A Living Network

Lisa Jones | January 6, 2014
How many networks do you belong to? From university alumni associations to professional organizations, even LinkedIn groups, most of our names can be found on a plethora of network lists. But how...

Coaching Demystified: Webinar Debrief

Lisa Jones | December 9, 2013
Coach, mentor, advisor, champion--there are many similar terms that describe an individual you share your personal or professional journey with. How do you know where to begin? In our latest webinar...